Fire destroys derelict Castle Hill school in Haverhill

Haverhill Fire
Image caption Smoke from the fire at a derelict school in Haverhill spread over nearby homes

More than 40 firefighters tackled a blaze that destroyed a disused school in Suffolk.

Crews were called to the empty Castle Hill Middle School in Haverhill at 22:00 BST on Sunday after calls from local residents.

Smoke from the blaze spread across the area and residents were advised to stay indoors and close windows.

Fire service investigators are now trying to discover the cause of the blaze, a police spokesman said.

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